Effective communication for engineers - online course (with virtual classroom)

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Description

The goal of High Tech Institute and its training partners is to both deepen and widen the knowledge and skills of every participant. Nowadays, most products are developed by large teams, combining professionals from all disciplines. This requires them to be experts in their own field and at the same time understand enough of adjacent disciplines. Technical professionals also have to be genuine team players. That’s why we offer several courses on leadership and communication, aimed at working in and leading development teams.

Preparation

  • Video introduction assignment on e-learning platform;

  • Feedback assignment for your colleague(s);

  • Studying relevant articles on e-learning platform.


Online session 1 & 2
‘Create clear communication and mutual understanding’:
Your boss asked you to do something and quickly disappears. Your colleague does not deliver his work according to the standard, and it’s not the first time. At your work there are continuously situations which are not effective. How to influence these situations without creating more trouble?

You will be learning how to make sure you really understand the other. You will learn how to say what you think without creating uncomfortable situations…

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The goal of High Tech Institute and its training partners is to both deepen and widen the knowledge and skills of every participant. Nowadays, most products are developed by large teams, combining professionals from all disciplines. This requires them to be experts in their own field and at the same time understand enough of adjacent disciplines. Technical professionals also have to be genuine team players. That’s why we offer several courses on leadership and communication, aimed at working in and leading development teams.

Preparation

  • Video introduction assignment on e-learning platform;

  • Feedback assignment for your colleague(s);

  • Studying relevant articles on e-learning platform.


Online session 1 & 2
‘Create clear communication and mutual understanding’:
Your boss asked you to do something and quickly disappears. Your colleague does not deliver his work according to the standard, and it’s not the first time. At your work there are continuously situations which are not effective. How to influence these situations without creating more trouble?

You will be learning how to make sure you really understand the other. You will learn how to say what you think without creating uncomfortable situations. This will almost always result in an improved working situation and better working relation.

  • Be sure to understand the other;

  • How to give feedback in such way the other appreciates it;

  • What to do when nothing works.


Online session 3 & 4
‘Convince (mixed) groups of stakeholders and transform resistance into buy-inn’:
How to convince stakeholders that the solution you have in mind is the best option for all?

What can I do when somebody confronts me in front of the meeting? What can you do set the right stage for the discussion from the very start? How to transform resistance into buy-inn?

You will learn how you can easily prevent a big part of the discussion by starting the meeting the right way. Also you will practice the techniques to deal with resistance and drive it towards a decision supported by all. 

  • How to start the meeting with the PGP-model;

  • Turn resistance into buy-inn;

  • Deal with random attacks.


Online session 5 & 6
‘Learn the psychologic behind your own behavior and that of others’:
With this one colleague I always get in trouble. Approached in certain ways, I really get irritated. You know with some people you have to work, but smooth corporation just doesn’t come easy. What is the psychologic behind your behavior? And why does the other behave like he or she does?

You will learn the mechanics of behavior and learn to appreciate the differences instead of fighting them. When you succeed, the workplace becomes a rich place for learning and development! 

  • Learn the psychologic behind your own and others behavior;

  • Learn to appreciate the differences, instead of fighting them;

  • Turn conflict into a efficiency.


The number of participants is limited to twelve, to make sure each person will receive full attention and enough opportunity for personal feedback and practice. 

This program provides a theoretically sound foundation, turning it into practical action, using specific, real-world situations. As a result, you can apply what you've learned the very next day. At the end of the course, you'll have a complete personal action plan to take forward.

After completing the training you can download your complete personal action plan and you will remain access to the e-learning platform for 6 more months.  

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